Technology

LOOKING BACK 2019: Technology you really need

More and more sites are becoming technologically advanced. The days of the profiles and string are long gone. One company that really understands how technology can help the bottom line is McDermott’s. Darren Scully visited them on a site in Mansfield. Useful Technology Over the past few years I have …

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GKD Technologies first to interface height and slew restriction technology in Tenstar’s Simulation Training machines

Immersive training technology is seeing rapid growth within the construction sector. Advanced simulator development for construction site machinery is being implemented by many leading construction businesses, who are using leading edge technology simulation-based operator training, as a versatile and effective tool to train operators in a safe environment.  Tenstar Simulation, …

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Topcon announces cloud-connected logistics application for paving

Topcon Positioning Group announces the introduction of Pavelink, a cloud-based logistics application designed to connect every stakeholder in real-time throughout the paving process. The mobile application is designed to complete a connected ecosystem workflow between the asphalt plants, delivery trucks, company office, and paving site. The software as a service …

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Excavator controlled in Germany digs in Korea

Doosan is this week demonstrating the use of 5G communications technology to remotely control an excavator in South Korea from a trade show booth in Germany. The demonstration of what is now possible takes place on the Doosan stand at the Bauma construction machinery trade fair in Munich this week. …

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Selwood Chooses Sure-Track!

Selwood has partnered with Sure-Track to install vehicle monitoring technology across its fleet. Sure-Track will install its latest keypad immobilisers, which are activated with a PIN code or RFID tags, across the Selwood 1000+ hire fleet. As well as preventing unauthorised use and theft, the system also contains full telematics …

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